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Researchers Identify Epigenetic Changes Caused By Binge Drinking
2014-10-10 03:38:43

Provided by University of Missouri School of Medicine Overconsumption of alcohol triggers inflammatory response in the liver Researchers at the University of Missouri School of Medicine have identified epigenetic protein changes caused by binge drinking, a discovery that could lead to treatments for alcohol-related liver diseases. “We know that chronic alcohol use is damaging to the liver, but binge drinking amplifies that damage,” said Shivendra Shukla, PhD, Margaret Proctor...

alcohol smiles
2014-10-01 05:32:22

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Social drinking has long been seen as acceptable behavior in most societies, but often the foundation for problem drinking habits is laid in these social settings. In a new study published in the journal Clinical Psychological Science, researchers from University of Pittsburgh and the University of Oslo in Norway wanted to see if alcohol provides social rewards that might then encourage future drinking. The researchers found that...

drinking after exercise
2014-09-25 03:00:13

Erin White, Northwestern University People of all ages more likely to indulge in alcohol on days when they’re more active A new Northwestern Medicine® study finds that on days when people exercise more -- typically Thursdays to Sundays -- they drink more alcohol, too. This is the only study to use smartphone technology and a daily diary approach for self-reporting physical activity and alcohol use. “Monday through Wednesday people batten down the hatches and they cut back on...

2014-09-24 12:26:46

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers at Alcohol Justice have received news that accounts of two long-term projects have been published in a special alcohol policy issue of World Medical and Health Policy. "Optimal U.S. State Alcohol Excise Taxes to Recover Government Cost of Excessive Consumption" by Holley Shafer, and "Alcohol Ads on Public Transit: Policies From Major Metropolitan Areas in the United States" by Sarah Mart and Jessica Blakemore,...

2014-09-20 12:20:49

Watchdog demands end to alcohol industry's toxic relationship with NFL, teams and big game advertising SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The NFL's Roger Goodell has yet to show any understanding that alcohol use by players is a major cause of domestic violence, child abuse, arrests and even suicide and homicide. Though he has shown progress in recognizing that domestic violence is a serious problem, he and the sport's biggest sponsor - Anheuser-Busch InBev - continue to...

2014-09-09 12:28:39

1.525 million fewer American youth reported drinking in 2013 than in 2003 WASHINGTON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Underage drinking among America's youth is at record lows, according to the latest National Survey on Drug Use and Health. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140909/144487 More than 1.5 million (1,525,000) fewer American youth between the ages of 12 and 17 years old -- more than the entire population of New Hampshire -- reported they consumed alcohol in...

2014-09-09 08:27:31

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Communications, Inc. (HCI) recently launched eTIPS Concessions, an online training and certification program for personnel in environments such as stadiums, arenas, theaters, concert halls, fairs, amusement parks and festivals. TIPS (Training for Intervention ProcedureS) is the premier alcohol server and seller training program designed to prevent underage drinking, intoxication, and drunk driving. The TIPS for Concessions program...

2014-09-04 12:27:59

WELLINGTON, Fla., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new two-minute medical video encouraging healthcare professionals to talk with patients who drink alcohol about the importance of moderation will begin airing this month in thousands of physicians' offices, acute care hospitals and military facilities across the country, according to David Holden, Senior Producer for Mission Critical Health. The news report, hosted by American Medical Women's Association President Dr....

2014-08-28 16:20:35

World-renowned chefs Kelly English, Kent Rathbun, Sarah Simmons and Trey Wilcox on hand with football stars such as Pro Football Hall of Famer Jack Youngblood Super Bowl Champion LeRoy Butler and more to create the ultimate tailgating events NEW YORK, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Time Inc's Sports Illustrated and GoRVing have teamed up for the second consecutive year to produce a 10-city tour of college campuses and stadiums in celebration of two of America's great pastimes:...

2014-08-27 23:15:51

A new teen substance abuse helpline Greenbelt, MD educates parents on their child’s recovery options. Greenbelt, MD (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 What can be done about drug and alcohol abuse among teenagers in Greenbelt, MD? By the time many adolescents realize their drug or alcohol dependency has gotten out of control, they are unsure of who or where to turn to for help. Talking to friends and family members is one option. But consulting with certified addiction professionals can provide...


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reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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